Live music this weekend at Winter Wonderland Ice Rink
(1)  (0)  (0)12-07-2016 at 11:30:57 AM
The Winter Wonderland Ice Rink at Merry Main Street in downtown Mesa will offer more than just skating under the stars this weekend. Whiskey Rose, a Mesa country band that performs songs made popular by everyone from Sugarland to George Strait, will...

 Donations needed for ABC program in Mesa
(1)  (0)  (0)12-08-2016 at 4:57:00 PM
The need is greater than ever for Mesa’s most vulnerable citizens. The ABC: A Better Community program needs donations for the holiday season and into the new year. Donating before the end of the year allows you to take a charitable contribution...

 Holiday bargains at City of Mesa surplus sales
(4)  (0)  (0)11-28-2016 at 9:31:00 AM
If you are looking for holiday gifts at bargain prices, the City of Mesa offers surplus sales every Wednesday from 8 a.m. to noon at the City of Mesa Warehouse, 7041 E. Adobe. While there are no special sales, prices have been greatly reduced on...

 Santa, puppies and more at i.d.e.a. Museum on Family Day
(1)  (0)  (0)12-07-2016 at 9:52:36 AM
Kids of all ages will want to stop by the i.d.e.a. Museum for Family Day on Dec. 10. Several extra special activities are planned. Plus, Santa will stop in for a light breakfast with members and photos with museum guests! “We’re looking forward...

 Waitlist about to open for Housing Choice Voucher Program
(0)  (0)  (0)11-29-2016 at 1:38:00 PM
The City of Mesa Housing Authority will be accepting pre-applications for the tenant-based Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) online from Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 10 a.m. through Monday, Dec.19 at 5 p.m. This will be a web-based pre-application...

 Santa making several visits to Merry Main Street
(5)  (0)  (0)12-02-2016 at 7:34:00 AM
Santa Claus will be getting away from the North Pole a few times to visit downtown Mesa as part of Merry Main Street. Jolly Ol’ Saint Nick will be taking Christmas wishes and be available for photos next to the Christmas tree on Macdonald north of...

 Dobson Ranch Park introduces new universally inclusive playground
(17)  (5)  (6)12-03-2016 at 9:00:00 AM
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held today to usher in a new playground at Dobson Ranch Park, 2359 S. Dobson Road. “This new playground invites all children regardless of abilities the opportunity to play,” Mesa Parks, Recreation and Community...

 Vice Mayor Dennis Kavanaugh hosts Eighth Annual Holiday Toy Drive and Pancake Breakfast
(1)  (0)  (0)10-26-2016 at 9:23:00 AM
Mesa, AZ " Vice Mayor Dennis Kavanaugh will hold his eighth annual free holiday pancake breakfast on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Mesa Fire Station 207, 2505 S. Dobson Road. The holiday pancake breakfast is the culmination of the...

 Dobson Ranch Park Tree Planting to Celebrate Tree City USA 40th Anniversary
(4)  (0)  (0)12-03-2016 at 1:30:00 AM
MESA, ARIZ. " In recognition of Mesa’s participation as a Tree City in the state of Arizona, and to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Tree City USA program, a heritage tree was donated and planted by the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire...

 Tickets on sale for Breakfast with Santa event
(2)  (0)  (0)11-14-2016 at 2:00:00 PM
Tickets for “Breakfast with Santa” is on sale today at 10 a.m. The event will be held on Saturday, Dec.17 at the Mesa Convention Center, 201 N. Center St., Building B. Two breakfast timeslots include a pancake breakfast, craft and a photo-op with...

 New process for businesses to report sales taxes, obtain licenses
(0)  (0)  (0)11-30-2016 at 1:44:00 AM
Beginning Jan. 1, 2017, the Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR) will become the centralized collection point for licensing, filing and payment of Transaction Privilege Tax (TPT), also known as Sales Tax; Use Tax and Transient Lodging Tax (TLT) for...

 Newest Building Strong Neighborhoods Initiative is in Council District 2
(3)  (0)  (0)12-02-2016 at 11:55:42 AM
The next Building Strong Neighborhoods Initiative of the 16/17 fiscal year will be taking place in Council District 2. The neighborhood boundaries for the initiative are Broadway Road to Pueblo Avenue and 24th Street to Lindsay Road. The program will...

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 Donations needed for ABC program in Mesa
12-08-2016 at 4:57:00 PM
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The need is greater than ever for Mesa’s most vulnerable citizens. The ABC: A Better Community program needs donations for the holiday season and into the new year. Donating before the end of the year allows you to take a charitable contribution...
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 Live music this weekend at Winter Wonderland Ice Rink
12-07-2016 at 11:30:57 AM
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The Winter Wonderland Ice Rink at Merry Main Street in downtown Mesa will offer more than just skating under the stars this weekend. Whiskey Rose, a Mesa country band that performs songs made popular by everyone from Sugarland to George Strait, will...
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 Santa, puppies and more at i.d.e.a. Museum on Family Day
12-07-2016 at 9:52:36 AM
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Kids of all ages will want to stop by the i.d.e.a. Museum for Family Day on Dec. 10. Several extra special activities are planned. Plus, Santa will stop in for a light breakfast with members and photos with museum guests! “We’re looking forward...
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 Water changes due to treatment plant maintenance
12-05-2016 at 1:12:35 AM
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Water changes due to treatment plant maintenance Mesa, AZ " City of Mesa water customers who reside in the area east of the Loop 101 to Val Vista Drive and north of Baseline Road may experience subtle cloudiness in their water in December...
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 Dobson Ranch Park Tree Planting to Celebrate Tree City USA 40th Anniversary
12-03-2016 at 1:30:00 AM
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MESA, ARIZ. " In recognition of Mesa’s participation as a Tree City in the state of Arizona, and to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Tree City USA program, a heritage tree was donated and planted by the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire...
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 Dobson Ranch Park introduces new universally inclusive playground
12-03-2016 at 9:00:00 AM
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A ribbon cutting ceremony was held today to usher in a new playground at Dobson Ranch Park, 2359 S. Dobson Road. “This new playground invites all children regardless of abilities the opportunity to play,” Mesa Parks, Recreation and Community...
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 Newest Building Strong Neighborhoods Initiative is in Council District 2
12-02-2016 at 11:55:42 AM
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The next Building Strong Neighborhoods Initiative of the 16/17 fiscal year will be taking place in Council District 2. The neighborhood boundaries for the initiative are Broadway Road to Pueblo Avenue and 24th Street to Lindsay Road. The program will...
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 Santa making several visits to Merry Main Street
12-02-2016 at 7:34:00 AM
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Santa Claus will be getting away from the North Pole a few times to visit downtown Mesa as part of Merry Main Street. Jolly Ol’ Saint Nick will be taking Christmas wishes and be available for photos next to the Christmas tree on Macdonald north of...
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 City announces selection of new Fire and Medical Chief
12-01-2016 at 3:18:00 PM
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Mesa, AZ " The City of Mesa announced today that Interim Chief Mary Cameli has been selected as the new Fire and Medical Department Chief. Cameli, a former Assistant Chief, has been with the Fire and Medical Department for 33 years. She is the first...
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 Mesa launches new CNG garbage truck fueling station
12-01-2016 at 11:42:00 AM
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MESA, ARIZ. " In November 2012, the City of Mesa placed its first compressed natural gas (CNG) garbage truck into service and continues to move forward with its goal of 100% fleet conversion by 2021 with the grand opening of its new permanent CNG...
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 Infineon celebrates the expansion of its Mesa semiconductor fabrication facility
12-01-2016 at 9:32:49 AM
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Infineon, a Germany-based world leader in semiconductor solutions, celebrated the Grand Opening of its new warehouse and Gallium Nitride (GaN) cleanroom at its Mesa facility located at 550 W. Juanita Ave. The multi-million-dollar expansion project...
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 New process for businesses to report sales taxes, obtain licenses
11-30-2016 at 1:44:00 AM
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Beginning Jan. 1, 2017, the Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR) will become the centralized collection point for licensing, filing and payment of Transaction Privilege Tax (TPT), also known as Sales Tax; Use Tax and Transient Lodging Tax (TLT) for...
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 Mesa opens new multi-use fields at Fiesta Sports Park
11-29-2016 at 6:00:00 PM
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Fiesta Sports Park, located at 936 S. Extension Road, held a grand opening ceremony today. “Youth sports fields are always in short supply,” Mesa Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities Director Marc Heirshberg said. “When we were putting...
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 Waitlist about to open for Housing Choice Voucher Program
11-29-2016 at 1:38:00 PM
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The City of Mesa Housing Authority will be accepting pre-applications for the tenant-based Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) online from Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 10 a.m. through Monday, Dec.19 at 5 p.m. This will be a web-based pre-application...
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 Holiday bargains at City of Mesa surplus sales
11-28-2016 at 9:31:00 AM
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If you are looking for holiday gifts at bargain prices, the City of Mesa offers surplus sales every Wednesday from 8 a.m. to noon at the City of Mesa Warehouse, 7041 E. Adobe. While there are no special sales, prices have been greatly reduced on...
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 City of Mesa Office of Economic Development receives Arizona Data Center Award
11-21-2016 at 1:27:00 AM
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The City of Mesa’s Office of Economic Development has been honored by the Global Data Center Alliance (GDCA) with the Economic Development Team of the Year Award. The award was presented at a ceremony November 17 at the Hotel Valley Ho in...
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 Falcon Field Airport terminal renovation wins architectural honors
11-17-2016 at 9:30:00 AM
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The City of Mesa's Falcon Field Airport terminal building renovation has been selected as the Best Project in the Renovation/Restoration category for the 2016 Engineering News-Record (ENR) Regional Best Projects awards competition for the Southwest...
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 Celebrate the holiday season with Merry Main Street in downtown Mesa
11-16-2016 at 3:22:00 PM
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It is a great way to celebrate the season! Merry Main Street, presented by SRP and the Arizona Coyotes, returns to downtown Mesa for the second consecutive year. Merry Main Street is from Nov. 25 through Jan. 1 and offers an exciting variety of...
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 LAUNCHPOINT relocation to downtown Mesa sparks new activity
11-16-2016 at 8:09:02 AM
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The City of Mesa’s LAUNCHPOINT, the Mesa Technology Accelerator move to Downtown Mesa has triggered a surge in participation. LAUNCHPOINT relocated from its previous location in the southeast Gateway area to the Mesa Center for Higher Education at...
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 Tickets on sale for Breakfast with Santa event
11-14-2016 at 2:00:00 PM
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Tickets for “Breakfast with Santa” is on sale today at 10 a.m. The event will be held on Saturday, Dec.17 at the Mesa Convention Center, 201 N. Center St., Building B. Two breakfast timeslots include a pancake breakfast, craft and a photo-op with...
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 Read down your fines at Mesa Library
11-14-2016 at 1:20:00 AM
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Children under the age of 18 can reduce their library fees by reading for 20-minutes a day from Nov. 21 through Jan. 6. For every 20-minutes that a child reads or is read to, the Library will waive $1 towards overdue fees. To participate, pick up a...
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 Registration for winter youth sports is open
11-09-2016 at 12:04:00 PM
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Get your kids back into the swing of things after the holidays. Winter youth sports leagues are now open for registration. To register visit: www.Mesaaz.gov/youthsportsFee assistance and scholarships are available. The following youth...
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 Vice Mayor Dennis Kavanaugh hosts Eighth Annual Holiday Toy Drive and Pancake Breakfast
10-26-2016 at 9:23:00 AM
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Mesa, AZ " Vice Mayor Dennis Kavanaugh will hold his eighth annual free holiday pancake breakfast on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Mesa Fire Station 207, 2505 S. Dobson Road. The holiday pancake breakfast is the culmination of the...
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 Healthbrary launches at Mesa Public Library
10-25-2016 at 11:44:00 AM
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Many patrons have grown to love Stuffbrary found at Mesa Public Library. Now, Mesa Main Library is proud to announce the launch of Healthbrary. Similar to Stuffbrary, where library card holders could check out baking pans, croquet sets, and seeds...
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 Save the dates for Merry Main Street in downtown Mesa
10-24-2016 at 4:44:00 PM
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Mesa, AZ " For the second consecutive year, Merry Main Street, presented by SRP and the Arizona Coyotes, will bring thousands of holiday revelers to downtown Mesa. The spectacular celebration of the season will be held Nov. 25 through Jan. 1. The...
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 Mesa Water Resources honored for management excellence
10-17-2016 at 3:56:00 PM
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Mesa Water Resources honored for management excellence Mesa, AZ " The Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA) honored the City of Mesa Water Resources Department with the Platinum Award for Utility Excellence on October 17 at its 2016...
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 Groundbreaking ceremony for light rail extension to Gilbert Road
10-15-2016 at 12:12:00 PM
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A colorful balloon release kicked off the official start of construction on the Gilbert Road Extension today. Valley Metro and City of Mesa hosted a groundbreaking event and community fall festival at Stapley Drive and Main Street to mark the...
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 Newest Building Strong Neighborhoods Initiative is in Council District 3
10-11-2016 at 1:32:08 AM
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The City of Mesa’s next Building Strong Neighborhoods Initiative will be held in Council District 3 in the neighborhood located from University Drive to Rio Salado Parkway and from Dobson Road to Longmore. The program will begin with an orientation...
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 New schedule for waitlist opening for Housing Choice Voucher Program
10-10-2016 at 12:10:00 PM
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The City of Mesa Housing Authority will be accepting pre-applications for the tenant-based Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) online from Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 10 a.m. through Monday, Dec.19 at 5 p.m. This will be a web-based pre-application...
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 Fuel headlines 2016 Mesa Music Festival
10-07-2016 at 11:41:01 AM
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The Mesa Music Festival is back for its second year and has booked Fuel to headline a FREE concert in downtown Mesa on Saturday, Nov. 12 at 8 p.m. Fuel hit the airwaves with their first album Sunburn and massive hit “Shimmer” in 1998. Their second...
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 Important dates for the Nov. 8 General Election
10-06-2016 at 4:13:16 PM
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Residents who are registered voters in the City of Mesa by Oct. 10, 2016, are eligible to vote in the Nov. 8, 2016 General Election that will include a Presidential election as well as a City ballot question and run-off election for District 2...
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 Office of Economic Development receives international Excellence in Economic Development award
10-04-2016 at 9:23:36 AM
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The City of Mesa’s Office of Economic Development has been honored by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) with a Silver Excellence in Economic Development Award in the category of Real Estate Redevelopment and Reuse for the...
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 City announces finalists and selection of interim for Fire Chief
10-03-2016 at 3:27:35 PM
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The City of Mesa announced today the finalists for the Mesa Fire Chief position. They are Mary Cameli, Cori Hayes and Mike Dunn, all currently serving as Assistant Fire Chiefs with the Mesa Fire and Medical Department. The finalists were selected...
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 Fall festival at Celebrate Mesa
10-03-2016 at 12:01:00 PM
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Celebrate Mesa, a free party in the park, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 15 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Red Mountain Soccer Complex, 905 N. Sun Valley Blvd. Join us this year for a special treat with performances by Island Magic Music, an...
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 Deadline extended to apply for Hometown Heroes Banner Program
09-29-2016 at 2:35:18 PM
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The City of Mesa Hometown Heroes Banner Program is a living tribute created to recognize and honor Mesa residents and their immediate family members who are currently serving, or are veterans who served in the United States Armed Forces. Personalized...
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 THINKspot’s Level Up! Game Dev Challenge
09-29-2016 at 1:00:00 AM
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Kids and teens, can build a video game and compete for prizes during THINKspot’s “Level Up! Game Dev Challenge.” Compete individually or as a team to build your own video game between now and early January, then present it to the judges and the...
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 Multicultural family event El Puentecito returns to i.d.e.a. Museum Oct. 8
09-29-2016 at 9:25:45 AM
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The i.d.e.a. Museum again joins Cultural Coalition Inc. and Childsplay Theatre to present a special celebration of theatre, music and art on Oct. 8. El Puentecito features mariachis, dancers and several hands-on art projects from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at...
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 Grand opening for Southern Avenue Villas in Fiesta District
09-28-2016 at 12:51:05 PM
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A grand opening ceremony was held today for Southern Avenue Villas, 855 W. Southern Ave., a 354-unit high-end apartment complex. It is the first major apartment development in Mesa’s Fiesta District in more than 20 years. “The Fiesta District is...
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 Waitlist opening for Housing Choice Voucher Program
09-27-2016 at 12:37:00 PM
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The City of Mesa Housing Authority will be accepting pre-applications for the tenant-based Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) online from Tuesday, Oct. 11 at 10 a.m. through Monday, Oct.17 at 5 p.m. This will be a web-based pre-application...
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 Make a Difference Day volunteers eligible for mini grants
09-26-2016 at 4:23:36 PM
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Volunteers organizing service activities in Mesa on Saturday, Oct. 22 as part of the National Make a Difference Day of Service are encouraged to apply to the event’s grant program. Each grant involves a Home Depot store gift card for up to $100 to...
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 2016-2017 Historical Writing Contest for Mesa students
09-22-2016 at 4:05:53 PM
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The Mesa Historic Preservation Board is sponsoring a Historical Writing Contest for all fourth-grade, fifth-grade and sixth-grade students living in the City of Mesa regardless whether the school is public, private, charter or home. It will provide...
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 Mesa participates in National Voter Registration Day
09-21-2016 at 2:29:46 PM
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On Sept. 27, 2016, Americans will celebrate National Voter Registration Day (NVRD) with a massive 50-state effort to register voters and provide voters with election information before Election Day on Nov. 8. The Office of the City Clerk is...
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 Mesa honored for environmental excellence
09-20-2016 at 6:25:09 PM
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Creative use of the natural landscape at a new City park, integrating art with transportation and revitalizing a key part of the City have led to top honors for the City of Mesa at an event known as the “Academy Awards” of the environmental...
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 Office of Economic Development receives state economic development awards
09-19-2016 at 5:13:33 PM
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The City of Mesa’s Office of Economic Development has been honored with two Golden Prospector Awards of Merit from the Arizona Association of Economic Development (AAED) for the Santander Consumer USA project and for two “Why Mesa” video...
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 Pokemon and Ghosts at the Museum
09-15-2016 at 3:41:00 PM
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Arizona Museum of Natural History, 53 N. Macdonald in Mesa, will host Pokemon and Ghosts on Friday, Oct. 14 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. In addition to setting lures and a trainer’s lounge, we will have Pokemon related activities for everyone including...
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 Building Strong Neighborhoods program begins soon in District 5
09-15-2016 at 1:25:49 AM
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The first Building Strong Neighborhoods Initiative of the 16/17 fiscal year will take place in a diverse area of properties and neighborhoods in City Council District 5. The area includes large rural lots, single and multi-family homes, expansive...
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 New exhibition at i.d.e.a. Museum features art, science of canines
09-14-2016 at 6:08:44 PM
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The i.d.e.a. Museum proudly announces the opening of its Fall/Winter exhibition, It’s a Dog’s Life. The exhibit opens Sept. 30 and features art, geography, history and science of canines through hands-on activities. “Our education and exhibition...
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 Smart cycling fundamentals workshop at Mesa Library
09-14-2016 at 2:45:00 PM
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With the weather getting cooler and more cyclists on the road, it’s important to learn some of the basics of biking safety. Attend an introductory workshop to learn about basic bicycle techniques, rules, and equipment. This will be an ongoing series...
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